Cheesy Taco Cups for your next Mexican night!
Need some inspiration for Taco Tuesday? Or any other day of the week! These cute little Cheesy Taco Cups from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge are a great healthy alternative to regular taco’s using cheese as the cups. The whole family will love them!
These high protein low carb cups make a great snack or light meal, are full of lovely Mexican flavours and are just 241 calories per serve. Plus you can get them on the table under 30 minutes!
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- 2 cups shredded light cheese
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small red onion diced
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 500 grams turkey mince
- 1/2 tsp chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp paprika powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 avocado peeled, de-seeded & diced
- 1 cup fresh tomato chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh coriander chopped
- 1 lime cut into 4 wedges
- Preheat the oven to 180C and line a large baking sheet with baking paper.
- Grease one muffin tin and set aside. Have a second ready to use.
- Spoon 2 tablespoons of cheese, spaced about 5 cm apart onto baking paper. Bake for 6 minutes or until bubbly and begin to turn golden. Cool for a minute before the next step.
- Carefully pick up melted cheese and place into muffin tin. Fit with a second muffin tin and let cool for 10 minutes.
- Place a large fry pan over medium heat. Heat oil for a minute then add onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes, or until soft. Stir in garlic for a further minute, then add turkey mince, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6 minutes or until no longer pink. Add spices and salt and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring until combined.
- Place 2 cheese cups per plate. Fill with turkey and share out avocado, tomatoes and coriander. Serve with a wedge of lime each.
241 calories per serve
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